Definition of 'autumnal'
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Add a bag in a warm autumnal colour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is England in its finest autumnal colours. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The couple asked all their guests to carry pumpkins to light their way to the venue and to dress in costume or autumnal colours. The Sun (2016)The soup ends up an autumnal russet colour, stupendous with a garnish of diced avocado, lime and coriander. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As the autumnal weather begins to take hold, skipping abroad to make use of friends with second-home benefits sounds like the perfect antidote. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is also a very good crop of wild berries ripening in the warm autumnal sunshine. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Add a roll neck and boots for a cool autumnal look. The Sun (2015)These sumptuous fabrics come in autumnal colours. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And there has been the glorious autumnal weather. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The cold ground temperatures also lead to autumnal mists and dew before sunshine burns the moisture off next morning. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If they do, then suddenly there is a warm autumnal glow. Times, Sunday Times (2009)By August the countryside had taken on an autumnal look. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The new range features the signature stripe in an array of strong, autumnal colours. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Such distinct autumnal flavours and colours, only straightforward but done without putting the tiniest foot wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Keep to an autumnal colour scheme and you won't scare the wildlife. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Add in unusual colour combinations and autumnal layering with bare legs - and you have a style all its own. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This will bring a settled spell of autumnal weather so we can look forward to some sunshine and temperatures up to 20C. Times, Sunday Times (2015)During the first half the weather was typically autumnal across central and northern areas, with sharp night frosts and widespread fog. Times, Sunday Times (2012)DESPITE an autumnal feel to recent days, things are looking up this week. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His first make-up collection focuses on warm, autumnal tones of brown. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And, in unison, they must be warming autumnal souls all round the country. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Rooms have wooden floors, autumnal colour schemes and floor-to-ceiling windows with park views. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's too brassy to go with summer pinks, but fine with fiery autumnal colours. Times, Sunday Times (2013)IF the autumnal weather has left you feeling gloomy, these little beams of sunshine are sure to cheer you up. The Sun (2012)Long before Indian summer entered the English lexicon there were all sorts of other descriptions of a warm autumnal spell. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Room 41 is a good choice, with a large mirror leaning against one wall and an autumnal colour scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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